National Business Women’s Week recognized in Haleyville

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri signs a proclamation declaring October 16-22 National Business Women’s Week in Haleyville. Shown with him is Haleyville Business and Professional Women’s Club President Gerita Rye. (Courtesy photo)

HALEYVILLE - This is National Business Women’s Week, and the City of Haleyville is recognizing the contributions women throughout the area make to the city’s economic engine by signing a proclamation declaring this week National Business Women’s Week in Haleyville.
“I urge all citizens, businesses and community organizations in Haleyville to join the salute to working women.  Encourage and promote  the celebration of the achievements of all working women as they contribute daily to our economic, civic and cultural goals and livelihood,”  the proclamation, signed by Mayor Ken Sunseri, proclaimed.
The Haleyville Business and Professional Women’s Club honors all working women and helps promote recognition of working women year-round, but especially during National Business Women’s Week, which is October 16-22, this year.  On Thursday, Oct. 19, the club plans to honor five local business women with a luncheon.
The Haleyville BPW club meets monthly on the third Thursday from 12-1 p.m. at Russell’s Rising Smoke Restaurant, located on Highway 13 North.  They are accepting new members.  Dues are $50 per year, and applications can be picked up from any club member.

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